Last week experts of Green Balkans and BSPB visited the area of Potochnitsa, the Eastern Rhodopes in order to examine potential locations for the construction of an adaptation aviary for the release of Egyptian Vultures.
Lesser Kestrel Recovery in Bulgaria is a Green Balkans and partners’ initiative which is among the finalist in the Cross-border cooperation and Networking Category.
Schonnbrunn Zoo has become the second home of a Bearded Vulture hosted at the Wildlife Rescue Centre of Green Balkans.
Exactly seven days after the hatching of the first Bearded Vulture baby of 2018, the second chick of the single pair of Bearded Vultures in Bulgaria, kept at the Wildlife Rescue Centre of Green Balkans, has appeared.
After 5 years of hard work the Green Balkans’ team has successfully reintroduced the Lesser Kestrel, an extinct species, in Bulgaria’s nature.
Just before the end of 2017 the team of the Wildlife Rehabilitation and Breeding Centre - Green Balkans had to part with one of our most devoted team members - Darren Weeks!
It has already become a tradition for Green Balkans NGO to support environmental education activities for kids from Dobrich region. Last Saturday it was turn of schoolchildren from Stefan Karadzha Primary School of Zhitnitsa village, municipality of Dobrich.
We have no knowledge of similar pictures of Lesser Kestrels in snowy conditions to have been taken anywhere else in Europe!
Just a few days ago reconstruction works for two aviaries - future home for Egyptian vultures - has started in the Wildlife Rescue centre.
This year the Lesser Kestrel returned from Africa, again ahead of spring!
Yesterday, the first chick for the year hatched at the Wildlife Rescue Centre, assisted by our team, and it is not a random bird but a Bearded Vulture!
With approaching end of winter, we have noticed that numbers of Sandwich terns (Sterna sandvicensis) at Pomorie Lake is going up and today 6 more have joined the three that spent whole winter here. That gave us reason to share last news we got regarding observations of Sandwich terns from Pomorie Lake on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea.
Vigilant citizens signaled for a Griffon Vulture roaming in the town of Sliven. The bird is a guest from Germany.
Participants of a Cross-border Project Visited the Green Balkans’ Environmental Centre in Levka Village, Svilengrad Municipality14.02.2018
The visit was part of a Cross-border Cooperation Programme INTERRE-IPP Bulgaria – Turkey 2014-202 for the European Union Project.
The Griffons of the Vrachanski Balkan NP area already starting to nest, while two more birds have recently been released.12.02.2018
One of the birds came from a French Zoo and was tagged with a special transmitter to help us follow its adaptation into the wild.
The “Lesser Kestrel Recovery” LIFE11 NAT/BG/360 is one of the five short-listed project in the Cross-border Cooperation and Networking category.
Alliance along 14 countries to ensure a safe migration flyway for the Egyptian Vulture
The avieries of the Saker falcons in the Wildlife rehabilitation and breeding center – prepared for the breeding season of the birds!23.01.2018
It is well known to everyone how important it is that everything in the homes of the Saker falcons in the Wildlife rehabilitation and breeding center should be clean and tidy before the beginning of the breeding season of the birds.